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Printer's Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History
Printer's Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History

Rebecca Romney · Harpercollins
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A funny and entertaining history of printed books as told through absurd moments in the lives of authors and printers, collected by television's favorite rare-book expert from HISTORY's hit series Pawn Stars.Since the Gutenberg Bible first went on sale in 1455, printing has been...
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Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980
Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980

Craig Shirley · Broadside Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

With a Foreword by Jon MeachamNew York Times bestselling biographer Craig Shirley charts Ronald Reagan's astonishing rise from the ashes of his lost 1976 presidential bid to overwhelming victory in 1980. American conservatism - and the nation itself - would never be the same.In 1976,...
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Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs
Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

Michael T Osterholm · Little
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A world-leading epidemiologist shares his stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for epidemics that can challenge world order.Every new development--from exploding human and animal populations to trade and travel--intensifies our susceptibility...
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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris
City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

Holly Tucker · W W Norton
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"A fierce tale of conspiracy and retribution ... Thanks to Tucker's sympathetic necromancy and her luscious resurrection of everyday detail, even in gilded palaces the human psyche seems familiarly deceitful and self-justifying." -- Michael Sims, author of The Story of Charlotte's...
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Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story
Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story

Steven M D Hatch · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 303
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Steven Hatch first came to Liberia in November 2013, to work at a hospital in Monrovia. Six months later, several of the physicians Dr. Hatch had mentored and served with were dead or barely clinging to life, and Ebola had become a world health emergency. Hundreds of victims perished...
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Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich
Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A fast-paced narrative that discovers a surprising perspective on World War II: Nazi Germany's all-consuming reliance on drugs The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. But as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated...
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Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's Secret Campaign against Joseph McCarthy
Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's Secret Campaign against Joseph McCarthy

David A Nichols · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Revealed for the first time, this is the full story of how President Dwight Eisenhower masterminded the downfall of the anti-Communist demagogue Senator Joseph McCarthy.Behind the scenes, Eisenhower loathed McCarthy, the powerful Republican senator notorious for his anti-Communist witch...
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Blue on Blue: An Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops
Blue on Blue: An Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops

Charles Campisi · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

This eye-opening, richly authentic memoir by the longest serving chief of NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau reveals what it's like to expose and put away the bad cops - so that they won't tarnish the majority who wear the uniform.Charles Campisi headed the NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau from...
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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam Alter · Penguin Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control. Behavioral addiction may prove to be one of the most important fields of social, medical, and psychological research...
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The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World
The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World

James Barron · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An inside look at the obsessive, secretive, and often bizarre world of high-profile stamp collecting, told through the journey of the world's most sought-after stamp. When it was issued in 1856, it cost a penny. In 2014, this tiny square of faded red paper sold at Sotheby's for nearly...
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